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Can fish consumption help ward off depression?

Among other things, several dietary measures can be taken to ward off/fight this disease — fish consumption being one of them. What you eat has got a lot to do with how you feel on the inside. A person is considered to be healthy when their mind, body and soul are in sync with each […]

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‘Novel drug may protect against Alzheimer disease’

Recent studies have found that Alzheimer's may develop without dementia in nearly 25 per cent of healthy 80-year-old patients, suggesting the body may turn to compensatory mechanisms to maintain the nervous system, said researchers from the University at Buffalo in the US. Scientists have discovered a new drug that may protect against memory loss, nerve […]

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Your mouthwash could negate post-workout benefits, study reveals

Some bacteria living inside our mouth are known to convert nitrate into nitric oxide, which, when gulped, helps in the widening of blood vessels. Your anti-bacterial mouthwash may actually be doing more harm to your body. According to a recent study, using mouthwash immediately after exercising could potentially negate the cardiovascular benefits — particularly lowering […]

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Diabetes meal plan: Healthy food guide for diabetics

It is essential for people with diabetes to eat small meals and at regular intervals to keep their blood glucose levels in control. According to the World Health Organisation, India has an estimated 8.7 per cent people with diabetes in the age group of 20 to 70 years. A chronic disease, diabetes is caused when […]

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What is Satiating diet? What you should eat and avoid

As the name goes, satiating diet claims to satiate your appetite. It proposes eating nutrition-rich foods that fill the stomach. Do you often come across new diet plans that claim to help you lose weight and give you the desirable physique? While some might be effective, the others might simply do more harm than good. […]

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Artificial Intelligence can detect depression in child’s speech

he algorithm was able to identify children with a diagnosis of an internalising disorder with 80 per cent accuracy, and in most cases that compared really well to the accuracy of the parent checklist, researchers said. Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can detect signs of anxiety and depression in the speech […]